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The '''Memphis Jug Band''' was an American band (music)|musical group active from the mid-1920s to the late 1950s.Charters, Samuel (1991). ''The Blues Makers''. Da Capo Press. Part II, page 25. . The band featured harmonica, kazoo, fiddle and mandolin or banjolin, backed by guitar, piano, washboard (musical instrument)|washboard, washtub bass and Jug (musical instrument)|jug. They played slow blues, pop songs, humorous songs and upbeat dance numbers with jazz and string band flavors. The band made the first commercial recordings in Memphis, Tennessee, and recorded more sides than any other prewar jug band.Dixon, Robert M.W.; Godrich, John; and Rye, Howard (1997). ''Blues & Gospel Records 1890–1943''. 4th ed. p. 611. . Beginning in 1926, African American|African-American musicians in the Memphis area grouped around the singer, songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player Will Shade...
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